Chris's story: Income protection insurance

Chris talks about his struggle to get his income protection insurance company to pay out after he became too ill to work.

Quick tutor notes

  • A short video about Chris's discovery that his income protection insurance policy did not cover him when he had to take time off from his chauffering business due to serious illness that left him hospitalised.

  • The problem centred on the fact that, according to the insurance company, Chris was able to work, even though he was confined to a hospital bed at the time.

  • May be used in class to stimulate discussion around the featured story. Alternatively could be used to introduce the following topics:

  • Fact or opinion

  • Reading and understanding
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